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Baker Botts Energy Partners to Discuss LNG Developments at the CWC 19th Annual World LNG Summit

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HOUSTON, November 20, 2018 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that the firm is a sponsor of the CWC 19th Annual World LNG Summit, where Energy partners, Steven Miles, Jason Bennett and Thomas Holmberg will be leading panel discussions. 

The CWC event will take place in Lisbon, Portugal on November 27-30, which brings together over 500 LNG leaders to provide in depth discussions on the latest industry developments and client strategies.

Baker Botts partners will be available throughout the conference; if you are interested in scheduling an interview, please contact Adam Leviton or Sheena Cochran. 

Speaking Schedule 

On Tuesday, November 27th, Baker Botts Partner and Global Projects Department Chair, Jason Bennett and Baker Botts Partner, Tom Holmberg will co-lead a pre-summit Masterclass on “LNG Marketing & Contracting in Today’s Market.” This Masterclass will focus on: 

The dynamics of marketing LNG supplies in today’s LNG market
LNG sales agreement and how to achieve competing objectives of buyers and sellers
LNG trading arrangements and agreements and how the market is changing
LNG liquefaction and regasification project structures and how they affect LNG marketing and trading.
Negotiation Workshop: Put these LNG marketing and trading concepts into practice.

In addition to the Masterclass, On Wednesday, November 28th, Baker Botts Partner and Energy Sector Chair, Steven Miles will moderate a panel on “LNG Leaders’ Panel: How are Business Models Evolving in the Global LNG Industry?” The panel will discuss: 

Defining competitive new business models for tomorrow’s world as the business environment changes quickly
Key focus on the new trends and new roles for: NOCs, portfolio players, LNG traders, utilities, asset developers
Consolidation or fragmentation: a key decision
How are buyers responding to innovative business models from sellers?
How is decarbonization impacting companies’ strategies?
Gas advocacy: what more can our industry do to raise the voice of natural gas?

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